Biography of Mark Dombeck, Ph.D.

Mark Dombeck, Ph.D at Point Lobos, CAMark Dombeck, Ph.D. was Director of Mental Help Net from 1999 to 2011.

Dr. Dombeck received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 1995 from the UCSD /SDSU Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology (San Diego, California), after completing a predoctoral internship at the Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco (California; 1994-95). Following his graduation, Dr. Dombeck was Assistant Professor of Psychology at Idaho State University, in Pocatello, Idaho. He left his university position in 1998 to pursue advanced postdoctoral clinical training at the Yale Psychiatric Institute (Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut), in YPI's Dual Diagnosis Partial Hospital Program.  When the postdoc completed in 1999, he moved to Ohio to direct Mental Help Net, an activity he continued for the next 12 years. 

Dr. Dombeck left Mental Help Net in May, 2011 to pursue an interest in internet software engineering.  He presently works as a product manager for, an internet startup building next-generation email and messaging systems.